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Loyalist Directory: John Sr. Chatterton

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Surname : Chatterton
Given name : John Sr.
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Where Resettled : 1785 granted 200 acres at River Remsheg, Nova Scotia and c1800 to Elizabethtown, UC
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Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment : Delancey's Refugeers
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Date & Place of Birth : 1758
Settled before war : Westchester, NY
Date & Place of Death : 1822 Elizabethtown, UC
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Children : Stephen of Yonge, O.C. 21 Sept 1837
Hiram of Elizabethtown, O.C. 26 Sept 1839
James of Elizabethtown, O.C. 6 Aug 1840
Merriam, m. Michael Flanagan of Elizabethtown, O.C. 18 May 1837
John C. m, Charlotte Fraser, O.C. 14 Apr 1836
Samuel D. , m. Juliann Lennox, O.C 11 Jan 1834
Jacob, O.C. 3 April 1834
Ann, m. Jeremiah Pearsall, O.C. 4 Sept 1834.
Biography : In 1783 he went to Nova Scotia, where he was granted 200 acres at River Remsheg in Wentworth Valley. He moved to Elizabethtown, Upper Canada around 1800 and died there in 1822.
His son, Samuel D. Chatterton petitioned the Loyalist list and John was granted Loyalist standing in 1833 in Upper Canada.
Proven Descendants :  
Military Info : Lost his left arm  on 15 December 1781. Apparently the only battle on that day was off Sandy Hook, New Jersey.
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Other Info : PANS Family Archives CD#144 - 'Loyalists in the American Revolution', Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.
See CARLETON'S LIST; The Carleton Papers 1774-1783. John Chatterton, Delancey's Refugees; Petition from 1783/06/13, Asks relief; lost arm 15 December 1781; wife and three children for Nova Scotia Delancey's Refugees of NY; Ref:10124 -C681; 'THETIS' (to NS). Microfilm M368.
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